Alexander is working as a PhD candidate on the Strengthening Regional Democracy - Contributing to Good Democratic Governance project. His research focuses on regional elections, regional electoral systems, and legislative-executive relations at the regional level. Additionally, Alexander is interested in the creation and development of institutions and organisations.
Alexander holds a Bachelor in Political Science from Leiden University and a Research Master in Political Science and Public Administration from Leiden University. Before he started his PhD, Alexander worked as a lecturer at the Institute of Public Administration at Leiden University and as a researcher at the Institute of Political Science at Leiden University.
Verdoes, A. (2020). Explaining the Emergence of International Parliamentary Institutions: The Case of the Benelux Interparliamentary Consultative Council. Parliamentary Affairs, 73 (2), pp. 385-407. https://doi.org/10.1093/pa/gsy054